Person: Duarte, Francisco José
Francisco José Duarte was a Venezuelan mathematician whose most important work in mathematics was done in algebra, number theory and mathematical analysis.
Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):
- For several years Duarte split his professional work between scientific investigations, teaching at universities, and occupying posts such as Consul of Venezuela in Geneva (7 January 1924-1929) and Director of the Astronomical and Meteorological Observatory Juan Manuel Cajigal.
- Duarte's most important work in mathematics was done in algebra, number theory and mathematical analysis.
- Duarte also contributed to that part of mathematics and proposed problems and solutions to the American Mathematical Monthly for several years, and also to the journal Ciencia y Ingenieria (Science and Engineering) published in Mérida.
- Duarte published seven books, over forty papers in mathematical journals, over twenty problems in the American Mathematical Monthly, several articles in the press and reports including biographies of famous mathematicians.
Born 6 January 1883, Maracaibo, Venezuela. Died 1 October 1972, Caracas, Venezuela.
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- O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive